Distinctions & Opportunities

Opportunities Outside the College

School of Informatics and Computing
Minor in Computer Science

Although the Department of Computer Science is part of the School of Informatics and Computing, the minor in Computer Science is issued through the College. Students pursuing the minor will be subject to rules established for other students in the College, while specific requirements for the minor will be jointly determined by the College and the School of Informatics and Computing. The required courses for this minor count as "inside hours" for College students.

The following four requirements apply to minors offered and transcripted by the College:

  1. any course in which the student receives a grade below C- cannot be used to fulfill a minor requirement;
  2. the grade point average of all courses taken in fulfillment of minor requirements must be at least 2.000.
  3. students must complete 9 credit hours in the minor on the Bloomington campus;
  4. students must complete at least 9 credit hours at the 300–400 level.

Required courses 

Students must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours in the College of Arts and Sciences and/or the School of Informatics and Computing  to include the following: C211, C212, C241, and either C335 or C343.